Analysis of Waste Management in Regional Slaughterhouse Companies in Medan City


  • K Daulay University of Sumatera Utara
  • Hasnudi
  • A. Sadeli
  • E. Mirwandhono
  • N. Ginting



algae, inlet, waste management, waste treatment tub, waste water quality


Slaughterhouse produce alot of contaminated waste. This study aims to determine the process of waste management and test the content of wastewater in the Regional Slaughterhouse Company of Medan City. This research was conducted from August to September 2021. This research was a descriptive quantitative and laboratory tests were carried out. The population in this study were 30 employees or workers at the Medan City slaughterhouse and the entire population was sampled because the number was relatively small. The research indicators were the inlet, waste treatment tub, the water, the utilization of algae, and the outlet. Analysis of research data using a quantitative approach (descriptive statistics) and laboratory test to determine the content of BOD, COD, TSS, oil or fat, NH3-N, and the pH of wastewater. The results showed that the waste management process at the Medan City Slaughterhouse Regional Company was in the good category, which means that the waste management at the slaugterhouse was adequate because it had met the requirements for the slaughtering process at the slaugterhouse. However, in the process of cleaning and routine maintenance on the oxidation pond, the slaughterhouse is in the fairly good enough category. The quality status of the outlet wastewater (oxidation pond) is in the good category and has met the quality standards. Based on the results of Multiple Linear Regression analysis that waste management at the inlet (X1), waste treatment tub (X2), water (X3) and algae (X4) affects the outlet (Y) in the City Slaughterhouse Regional Company. Medan


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